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Brian Baine Permitted to Resign by Northwestern Mutual Investment Services

Brian Baine (CRD #: 1355980) was permitted to resign by Northwestern Mutual Investment Services. This disclosure appears on his BrokerCheck record, accessed on November 13, 2023. Keep reading if you have questions. 

On September 18, 2023, Northwestern Mutual permitted Brian Baine to resign while under internal review for suggesting clients sign non-variable life insurance policy documents on behalf of their family members. The firm further alleged Brian Baine sent life insurance policy documents containing confidential customer information to his wife who is not affiliated with the firm. He allegedly instructed his wife to sign documents on behalf of himself as well as customers. 

FINRA Rule 2010

FINRA Rule 2010 holds brokers to high standards of commercial honor and just and equitable principles of trade. Instructing family members to sign documents on behalf of customers would violate this rule. 

Background Information 

Brian Baine has passed the following exams: 

  • Series 63 Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination 
  • SIE – Securities Industry Essentials Examination 
  • Series 55 National Commodity Futures Examination 
  • Series 3 National Commodity Futures Examination 
  • Series 7 General Securities Representative Examination

He has registered with the following firms: 

  • Northwestern Mutual Investment Services (CRD #: 2881)
  • Constans Crescent Global (CRD #: 134848) 
  • McMahan Securities (CRD #: 22123) 
  • Lehman Brothers (CRD #: 7506) 
  • Lehman Government Securities (CRD #: 19655) 
  • Lehman Special Securities (CRD #: 7242) 
  • Saloman Brothers (CRD #: 740) 

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